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European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority

Valérie Mariatte-Wood

Head of the Consumer Protection Department

Valérie Mariatte-Wood


Valérie joined EIOPA in March 2023 and holds the position of Head of the Consumer Protection Department. Consumer protection is part of EIOPA’s DNA and the Consumer Protection team takes a leading role in promoting transparency, simplicity and fairness in the market for consumer financial products and services across the EU.

Prior to joining EIOPA Valérie gained extensive experience in the life insurance industry, primarily on a cross-border basis. She advised on PRIIPs, IDD, ESG, BEPS7, Brexit for insurers and Automatic Exchange of Information (FATCA, CRS, DAC2 and DAC6). Valerie holds a Master’s Degree in International Business and Strategy from the Ecole de Management de Lyon (EM Lyon, France) and a Master of Laws (LL.M) from the University of London (Insurance, Banking and Financial Services Law).